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Hohai University Scholarships For Foreign Students 2023-2024


Applications are currently being received for Hohai University Scholarships. The Chinese Government Scholarship, the Hohai University Scholarship, and the Nanjing Municipal Government Scholarship are available for international students at the University. The CSC Chinese University Program is fully funded and aims to attract foreign students for graduate studies in China. The other two scholarships are open for candidates from all corners of the world, who wish to study in Undergraduate and graduate programs.

The standard duration for a doctoral degree program is 4 years (minimum 3 years – maximum 6 years), and 3 years (minimum 2 years – maximum 5 years) for a master’s degree program. The Chinese Government Scholarship Chinese University Program is established by the Ministry of Education to support Chinese universities to attract outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. This scholarship program is fully funded and provides coverage for the entire duration of the study program.

Founded in 1915, Hohai University (HHU, 河海大学 – Héhǎi Dàxué) is a public research university located in the old capital city Nanjing, China. Currently, the university offers 12 post-doctorate programs, 66 Ph.D. programs, 198 Master’s programs, 18 Engineering Master’s programs, an MBA program, and 54 undergraduate programs. HHU provides a wide range of disciplines covering management, engineering, sciences, economics, liberal arts, and law, ranking among China’s top universities in its teaching indexes and overall strength.

Program Details

  • Host Institution: Hohai University (HHU) in China.
  • Eligible Program: Available Master and PhD programs at Hohai University.
  • Number of Awards: Not specified.
  • Duration: A standard duration of 3 years for Master’s degree program and 4 years for PhD degree program.
  • Target group: Open for all nationalities (except Chinese citizens).

Hohai University Scholarships Benefits

These scholarships to study in Asia will be provided with the following coverage depending on type:

1. The Chinese Government Scholarship

  1. Exemption from registration fee, tuition, and accommodation fees;
  2. Monthly Living allowance:
    • Master’s degree students: 3000 RMB/month;
    • PhD degree students: 3500 RMB/month.
  3. Comprehensive Medical Insurance for International Students in China.

2. Hohai University Scholarship

Hohai University scholarship is annually reviewed, based on the candidate’s academic result, research, and comprehensive performances. The result will be updated each academic year.

  1. The first-class scholarship includes tuition, on-campus accommodation, comprehensive insurance, and monthly allowance.
  2. The second-class scholarship includes tuition and on-campus accommodation.
  3. The third-class scholarship includes tuition.

3. Nanjing Municipal Government Scholarship

The scholarship provides up to 20,000RMB/year.

Available English Programs at Hohai University

The list of available English medium master’s and PhD programs at Hohai University is shown here. Applicants can also study in available Chinese programs.

English medium master’s programs

Below is the list of 2023 Master Programs Taught in English at Hohai University.

  1. Hydrology and Water Resources
  2. Cartography and Geographical Information System
  3. Hydraulics and River Dynamics
  4. Hydraulics Structure Engineering
  5. Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering
  6. Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering
  7. Civil Engineering
  8. Transportation Engineering
  9. Environmental Science and Engineering
  10. Electrical Engineering
  11. Power Engineering and Engineering Thermal Physics
  12. Control Science and Engineering
  13. Computer Science and Technology
  14. Information and Communication Engineering
  15. Software Engineering
  16. Engineering Mechanics
  17. Materials Science and Engineering
  18. Surveying and Mapping
  19. Geological Resource and Geological Engineering
  20. Agricultural Engineering
  21. Physics
  22. Mathematics
  23. Enterprise Management
  24. Management Science and Engineering
  25. International Trade
  26. Sociology
  27. Public Administration
  28. Resettlement Science and Management
  29. Theory of Marxism

English medium PhD programs

Below is the list of 2023 PhD Programs Taught in English at Hohai University.

  1. Hydrology and Water Resources
  2. Hydraulics and River Dynamics
  3. Hydraulics Structure Engineering
  4. Water Conservancy and Hydropower Engineering
  5. Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering
  6. Civil Engineering
  7. Environmental Science and Engineering
  8. Electrical Engineering
  9. Computer Science and Technology
  10. Information and Communication Engineering
  11. Software Engineering
  12. Mechanics
  13. Civil Engineering Materials
  14. Geodesy and Surveying Engineering
  15. Geological Resources and Geological Engineering
  16. Agricultural Engineering
  17. Marine Science
  18. Business Administration
  19. Sociology
  20. Resettlement Science and Management
  21. Hydraulic Machinery
  22. Information and Communication Engineering.

Hohai University Scholarships Eligibility

To apply for this government scholarship at Hohai University, Applicants must meet be:

  1. Non-Chinese citizen with a valid passport;
  2. Physically and mentally healthy;
  3. Chinese citizens who have obtained foreign nationalities shall follow the relevant regulation of the Ministry of Education of China;
  4. Master’s degree applicant should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent one, under 35 years old;
  5. Doctoral degree applicants should have a master’s degree or equivalent and be under the age of 40.

Similar opportunities

  1. Chinese Government Scholarship at Tsinghua University;
  2. Chinese Government Scholarship at Wuhan University;
  3. Chinese Government Scholarship at BIT for International Students.

How to Apply for the Hohai University Scholarships

Eligible candidates who would like to apply for these scholarships must follow the procedures below:

Procedure 1: Hohai University online registration (All Scholarships)

Register and submit your online application at Hohai University Online Application System for International. Please upload the required documents in the system and pay the application fee of 400RMB/$60. Please click here to see the Payment Guidance of the Application Fee.

Procedure 2: Chinese Government Scholarship Applicants Only

Register and submit your online application at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn/ and choose program Type B. Agent No. of Hohai University is 10294 (more info here). Please download and print a hard copy of the “Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship” after you complete the form. For more details, please read the CSC Scholarship application procedure.

Procedure 3: Nanjing Government Scholarship Applicants Only

The applicant shall download “ the Application Form for Nanjing Government Scholarship”, complete and upload on Hohai application system (procedure 1).

Application Materials

  1. Scan copy of the passport (Valid after Aug.30, 2024);
  2. Scan copies of the original diploma and degree (Chinese or English version); Those to be graduated should provide proof of graduation from current school;
  3. Scan copy of the original transcript with all the courses (Chinese or English version);
  4. Scan copies of the China-related visa and residence permit, including all the study experiences. Upload your passport instead if there isn’t any;
  5. Curriculum vitae : Consecutive study experiences since undergraduate. Full study experience is required for those who have studied in China;
  6. A personal statement or study plan, including the study and work experiences, academic achievements, study plan and development targets, etc. at least 800 words;
  7. English language proficiency certificate (For applicants from non-English speaking countries, TOEFL, IELTS, GRE or other proof of their English proficiency is required);
  8. Two recommendation letters from associate professors or above in a related academic field (English or Chinese version);
  9. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form, filled in English or Chinese. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered invalid.
  10. Financial proof (either the family deposit certificate, property certificate, or parent/guardian income certificate, over $5000 suggested);
  11. Catalogue and abstract of published papers if there is any;
  12. Non-criminal record;
  13. Signed personal commitment (Please click here to download).

Note : For any inquiry, please send your request to the International School on admission@hhu.edu.cn. All documents must be in Chinese or English. Therefore, all documents in other languages must be attached with their notarized translation in Chinese or English.

The deadline to submit applications is .

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